Learn How to Make a Pair of Pants
To make a pair of pants, you’ll need 3 yards of woven fabric, such as cotton, flannel, or linen. If the fabric hasn’t been washed, do so before beginning to work with it. Sew a straight stitch with a 1/2-inch seam. Turn your pants inside out. Sew along the bottom of the folded edge but leave a few inches in the back unsewn.
What order do you sew pants together?
Stay-stitching, seam finishes (if necessary), darts, inner and side leg seams, crotch seam, zipper, waistband, and hems will be sewn in the following order: stay-stitching, seam finishes (if necessary), darts, inner and side leg seams, crotch seam, zipper, waistband, and hems.
How do you alternate pants?
If you don’t want to try on the pants, lay a pair of pants that fit you well on top of the ones you’re altering, then use the top pair of pants as a guide and mark around them with tailor’s chalk. Keep the pants on inside-out while pinching the excess fabric with one hand.
How do you draft a pants pattern like a pro?
2.1 Draw a rough outline of the pants pattern.
- Use half of the hips measurement (or 2 times 1/4 hips) from point A to point B, and the overall length from point B to C and A to D.
- Divide the rectangle in half to get two 1/4 hip wide panels, and mark the points that cross the horizontal lines as 1 and 2.
How do you fix unraveling seams?
With a backstitch, you can repair an unraveling seam by first securing the seam and then sewing along the ripped area. Continue stitching until you reach the other end of the tear, then backstitch again to secure the seam.
How do you sew trousers?
Pin the two legs together, backstitching at the beginning and end. Place the inside out leg into the right sides out one, right sides together, and line up the crotch seam, making sure the edges, notches, and inside leg seams are all the same.